Improving prisoners" learning and skills a new strategic partnership.

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Published by DFEE Publications in Nottingham .

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At foot of cover title: Home Office, HM Prison Service, Department for Education and Employment.

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ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office.
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Pagination12p. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL19746646M
ISBN 101841854638

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